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Important Kratom Legislative Updates: February 2021

Kratom has received plenty of attention across state legislatures this month. Below is a rundown of all that has taken place in the US kratom sphere since the beginning of February.  Mississippi Back in early January, a Mississippi Senate Bill was proposed calling to add kratom to Schedule I of the Uniform Controlled Substance Act. …

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Election Day 2020: Cannabis referendum results from 5 states

12:32 am Update Arizona: 60% in favor of recreational cannabis Mississippi: 74% are in favor of medical cannabis Montana: 59% in favor of recreational cannabis New Jersey: 67% support recreational cannabis South Dakota: 52.8% want recreational cannabis Voters in Arizona, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, and South Dakota will decide on various legal rights for adults …

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Mississippi towns, counties can still ban kratom in 2020

On March 3rd, two Mississippi statewide kratom ban bills, as well as a Kratom Consumer Protection Act, were all left to die in committee. This ensures a statewide ban on kratom cannot happen until the 2021 legislative session. The same night, the city council of Edwardsville, Illinois voted to ban kratom, even though a Kratom …

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9. Kratom in France, Mississippi, and the Media

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This week: Kratom banned in France, Mississippi State Senator Chuck Younger announces he’ll introduce a bill to ban kratom in his state, and we examine kratom as covered in media over the past week.  Produced by Brian Gallagher for https://www.kratomscience.com/ Reference links: Kratom Science Europe post https://www.kratomscience.eu/kratom-in-france/ ANSM press release https://ansm.sante.fr/S-informer/Points-d-information-Points-d-information/Inscription-du-kratom-sur-la-liste-des-psychotropes-Point-d-Information#_ftn1 Article about France’s kratom …

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8. Anonymous from Mississippi

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Kratom consumers are being threatened in Mississippi. A task force made up of law enforcement officers is lobbying county and town councils in an effort to ban kratom. They are called the Lowndes County Crime and Addiction Task Force. Their efforts have resulted in bans in dozens of towns and counties, mostly in Northeast Mississippi. …

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2. Nick Clark

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For more information on all things kratom visit kratomscience.com Nick Clark was addicted to opiates and homeless by the age of 17. His father was a crack addict, and his girlfriend (now wife) shared his opiate addiction. Nick Clark’s military career didn’t end well, but he says he’s earned a “Junkie Badge of Honor” for …

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A Mississippi Task Force is Spreading Propaganda Across the State to Ban Kratom

“We can’t arrest our way out of this.” Tammy Reynolds spoke those words on August 15, 2017 in a packed courtroom in the town of Columbus, in Lowndes County, Mississippi. Recently promoted to the rank of captain in the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics (MBN), Reynolds was there to speak about the opioid epidemic along with …

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